Perpetual Motion Clock by James Cox

Wound by mechanism deriving power from the variations in atmospheric pressure between two jars of mercury.

Details

Medium:
Wood, brass, glass mercury
Dimensions:
269 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,500 ( Total: £2,500)
Acquired in:
1961
Vendor:
H Blairman & Sons Ltd

Designed to be viewed from all sides, the case is glazed to allow maximum view of the mechanism.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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